3 Reasons You Should Befriend the "Old Guy" (or Woman) in the Office

3 Reasons You Should Befriend the "Old Guy" (or Woman) in the Office

The tech industry is rife with age discrimination. For example, I couldn’t even find a stock photo of “tech worker in his 50s or 60s” for this article.

At my new job I work with a 62-year-old product manager. The best thing?

He’s a great product manager, a wealth of information, and now a mentor.

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5 Product Management Lessons I Learned from Game of Thrones

5 Product Management Lessons I Learned from Game of Thrones

I’m Game of Thrones obsessed. Coming into the final season, I reflect on product management and leadership lessons I’ve learned throughout my decade of watching and reading Game of Thrones.

Here are 5 product management lessons that I’ve learned from watching the greatest show on earth: GoT.

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5 Tips for Creating an Internal Pitch Deck

5 Tips for Creating an Internal Pitch Deck

There will be times, as a product manager, that you’ll have to convince internal stakeholders to ‘buy into’ your idea, invest in your idea. An easy way to present your idea is with a pitch deck.

Here are 5 important pieces of information to include in your pitch deck.

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A Guide To Negotiating Salary for Women in Tech

A Guide To Negotiating Salary for Women in Tech

I've heard from both the Tech Ladies and Women in Product Facebook groups that the #1 question(s) received have to do with how to negotiate salary for a new job.

Here are 5 tips for negotiating the best possible product manager offer.

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An Abridged, Two-Day Design Sprint: Day 2

An Abridged, Two-Day Design Sprint: Day 2

You’ve read about Day One of the design sprint I participated in, and now you’re just dying to know what happened during the second day.

This is what we did during Day Two.

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An Abridged, Two-Day Design Sprint: Day 1

An Abridged, Two-Day Design Sprint: Day 1

You’ve probably heard of Design Sprints, but have you ever participated in one? I recently participated in a two-day ‘abridged’ version of a design sprint. This post describes Day 1.

This is Part 1 of my 3-part series of my experience.

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3 Ways to Use Empathy as a Product Manager

3 Ways to Use Empathy as a Product Manager

I got root canal this week, and it made me think about what an enormously empathetic person my dentist is. “Product managers can learn a lot from her,” I thought.

Here are 3 ways in which you can use empathy to build stronger teams, and stronger products. 

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